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When you combine quality and quantity, this is the best weekend of the year for the NFL. And, per usual, the quarterbacks will be the featured attractions
Sixty minutes of playoff football can change the course of coaching history. Who among the assistant coaches might turn heads or lose favor this weekend?
Hot head-coaching prospects Brian Daboll of the Bills and Kellen Moore of the Cowboys got wildly different reviews on their playoff performances.
Five of the six playoff games are rematches, including two games with division foes facing off for the third time.
The Rams quarterback is asked to do what he has never done before: win a playoff game. Also, a number of Vikings coaching candidates will be on the sidelines and more.
On the NFL: Teams looking for a new coach tend to avoid the traits of the last one. There are a number of names you're hearing who won't come close to getting the job. What traits will the new coach have?
Daniel Carlson and Leslie Frazier, formerly on the Vikings' sideline, ended the regular season on high notes.
Will the Vikings replace Mike Zimmer, a defensive guru, with an offensive mind? Several NFL offensive coordinators might be in the mix, in addition to a batch of former head coaches.
A list of contenders ranges from young but experienced Eliot Wolf with his Packers and Patriots lineage to Joe Hortiz, who has helped the Ravens pick players since 1998.
If Mike Zimmer is fired, the performance of his defense in the past two seasons will be noted on his pink slip among other unflattering details about this season.